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We were thrilled to share Lights of Love on iHeart Radio!

“9th Annual Lights of Love is a holiday celebration that brings together our community, families and friends, even four-legged friends can come, and there is an array of holiday activities to do....
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Thank you KXAN for featuring Lights of Love!

“Take Part in an annual holiday tradition, and also provide comfort to families who’s kids are in the hospital.” “Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas provides a “home-away-from-home” for...
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We wanted to be close to Lauren, all the time.

When our daughter’s scoliosis worsened and she knew she had to have surgery, she was frightened – like any child would be. All Lauren wanted more than anything was to...
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My Inspiration in a Ronald McDonald Family Room – By Morgan McCormick Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas’ mission to keep families close has a particularly special meaning to...
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An Unexpected Surprise

When our newborn baby was facing weeks in the hospital, we found an unexpected surprise — the Ronald McDonald Family Room. As soon as we walked into this welcoming space...
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Truly a rewarding experience

I retired from a large electric utility company in Southern California in July 2012. I’d had a great career in customer service and sales but I was ready for something...
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“I didn’t want to leave my baby’s side”

After losing two babies in two years, I was not going to leave my newborn daughter’s side. I stayed close to her because of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central...
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The Old Man and The Mountain

On July 11, I will begin a personal challenge—to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. The 19,340’ summit is the highest peak in Africa and is atop the highest free-standing mountain in the...
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Turning Pain into Purpose by Emilee Blackburn

March 7, 2016 was a day full of love and joy. During the days leading up to the Tee It Up for Tatum golf tournament, we were working hard to...
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